How To Combine Different File Types Using Power Query In Excel

In this tutorial we’ll look at combining two different file types using Power Query to create a single table that we can then create a PivotTable from to do our analysis.

My previous video on combining like files in Power Query can be found here.

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Here I have a text file called Jan2017 containing sales data for that month:

I also have an Excel workbook called Feb2017 with a worksheet that contains this data:

Notice that, although similar, they are structured a bit differently. I want to be able to combine them into one table that I can use to create a PivotTable, like this:

Take a few minutes to watch the video and see how easy it is to accomplish this with Excel and Power Query!

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